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Popularity of food images
posted by chuckplace - 10th of december, 2013
Within the past few weeks we have uploaded food images that are selling extremely well! We appreciate DT's simplicity in uploading images and obviously their presence in the image market. Thanks, Dreamtime! More...
Fastest sale I ever had
posted by thorken - 9th of december, 2013
Today I had fastest sale ever. This photo was approved at 2nd of December 2013 and was soled after 1 week. It´s "just" subscription but I´m glad for so quick selling. Thanks to the buyer.
$1000 milestone :-)
posted by thorken - 12th of november, 2013
Today I have reached the $1000 milestone. This year is really great for my photography. I have got five new models, wonderful day sellings and lots of photos accepted. (With this photo I reached the milestone.) More...
The dream to be a photographer at Dreamstime
posted by new9kong - 30th of october, 2013
I was one of the dreams I have a lot of money, but to live independently. Travel to various locations on the web and I came across this web Dreamstime sale then I try to send a photo of what I'm into. More difficult it is to pass, but... More...
Surprisingly successful photos
posted by thorken - 6th of october, 2013
There are some photos that are surprising me with their success. First two I was not sure to send them to Dreamstime - and they already have been soled for two times. And most - the second one, whenever it is quite new, is now the photo... More...
Stock from the end of the world
posted by ilmoro100 - 1st of october, 2013
If I reflect on my, still young, experience in the world of microstock, the first word that comes to mind is "confrontation." I think it's the most important part of the challenge that everyone who comes into this world is facing.... More...
Great day selling
posted by thorken - 23rd of september, 2013
Yesterday was my best selling day. I have soled three photos and earned more than 20 USD.
Review of What Sells in My Portfolio
posted by sml - 27th of august, 2013
After reviewing my dreamstime portfolio, I have been very pleased with my progress since October of 2012. I now have 42 sales and only 7 dollars away from my first $100.00 dollars. Yes! I have uploaded a variety of 180 images ranging... More...
Wow ! 200+ images online
posted by hellen8 - 26th of july, 2013
I finally reached the milestone of 200 images online. What next ? My next goal is to reach at least 500 images online. My beginnings... More...
3 years with Dreamstime
posted by mangroove - 22nd of january, 2013
Hello Dreamstimers It’s about time that I write another little blog :) This time it’s because I am 3 years old. When I look now at my portfolio I see that don’t have much pictures online, comparing to others.... More...
My first blog
posted by fainastock02 - 25th of november, 2012
Hii alll, This is my first blog. I'm registered on Dreamstime for quite a while now. However the first years I wasn't so serious into photography. Now however, its becoming more and more fun and interesting to see the images uploaded... More...
What I learned selling stock images online
posted by peanutroaster - 2nd of november, 2012
I've been selling stock images online for about a year and a half now. I started out as a complete novice and have grown to the point that I consider myself somewhat of a pro. But I'm always learning and improving! The learning... More...
My first 100$!
posted by dark3y3s - 21st of september, 2012
I have finally reached my first 100$ today, after more than 2 years contributing to DT agency :) Although somewhere along the way I lost my hope for this thing to happen, when I saw today that I achieved it I felt really happy and raised... More...
Waiting for Sales
posted by peanutroaster - 16th of august, 2012
One of the mistakes newbies make (I know because I was once one myself), is thinking that they have the greatest stock photograph ever, upload it, sit back and wait for the sales to pour in. Its like waiting for the phone to ring... More...
SpiderPic - Another case for being exclusive
posted by peanutroaster - 3rd of june, 2012
I recently sold this crazy photo of myself (I was dressed up for a charity event with a disco theme) and I was really curious to see where it might show up. A Google images search took me to this site called SpiderPic.com and there... More...
How mature is this mature market?
posted by peanutroaster - 2nd of may, 2012
They say the micro stock world is a maturing market. But how mature can a market be when new players seem to jump in everyday? It is a mature market in many ways but in a lot of ways the players still act very immature. I think... More...
Increasing Acceptance Level
posted by peanutroaster - 30th of january, 2012
I started with Dreamstime in July 2011. After years of putting serious photography on the back burner as we raised our son, the purchase of my first serious digital camera lead me to micro-stock and the possibilities of turning a passion... More...
The Secret of Microstock - It ain't so secret
posted by peanutroaster - 10th of january, 2012
For those just discovering the world of micro-stock photograph and turning your photographs into earnings, there is a steep learning curve. You have to learn how to step up your technical game taking pictures and developing them with... More...
Best selling illustrations and vector drawing of 2011
posted by ajv123ajv - 4th of january, 2012
CALLING ALL GRAPHIC DESIGNERS WHO SELL IMAGES ON DREAMSTIME I want to put together a Collection of the best selling illustrations and vector drawing on Dreamstime for 2011. So please let me have your best, maximum of three image... More...
Tip - Think Ahead
posted by peanutroaster - 16th of november, 2011
As I'm writing this, Thanksgiving is one week away, I've been raking leaves, chopping wood and thinking all of the cool photography equipment Santa could bring me for Christmas. In fact a lot of my recent uploads to Dreamstime have... More...
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